Typhoon LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) Final Update





Issued at: 6:00 PM PhT (10:00 GMT) Thursday, 05 September 2019
Current Status and Outlook

Typhoon LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) has just moved out of the northern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) after its eye passed over Miyakojima between 1-2 PM this afternoon. It continues to rapidly intensify while moving across the southern part of the East China Sea.

*This is the Final Update on this powerful Tropical Cyclone.

24-hr Outlook: TY LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) is forecast to continue moving northward across the East China Sea with an accelerated forward speed of 19 km/hr, maintaining its strength on Friday afternoon (Sept 06).

This typhoon will still enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring cloudy skies with passing scattered to at times widespread rain showers and thunderstorms with squalls (sudden gust of winds) across Extreme Northern Luzon, and the Western Sections of Northern Luzon particularly Ilocos Region, Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) and the Batanes & Babuyan Island Group tonight and tomorrow.

Where is LINGLING (LIWAYWAY)? As of 5:00 PM PhT today, September 05…0900 GMT. The eye was located over the southern part of the East China Sea (near 25.4°N 125.3°E), about 644 km north-northeast of Basco, Batanes or 378 km east of Taipei, Taiwan.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 200 kph near the center…Gustiness: 240 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs) North @ 17 kph, towards the East China Sea.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s) :: None. 
What Philippine areas will be directly affected? Heavy to Extreme Rains (50 mm to more than 100 mm expected):
>> None.

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
>> None

Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+ :: None.

+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headedKindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates  for more details.

2-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**

FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Over the central portion of the East China Sea (outside of PAR) as it maintains its Category 4 strength, moving Northward…about 419 km SE of Shanghai, China [2PM Sept 06: 28.9°N 124.9°E @ 200kph].  Confidence Level: HIGH.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Starts to weaken while accelerating rapidly NNW to Northward across the Yellow Sea towards the western section of North Korea…about 548 km NNE of Shanghai, China [2PM Sept 07: 35.6°N 124.2°E @ 145kph].  Confidence Level: MEDIUM.

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/have per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.

Other Storm Info > 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 310 mm [Light to Extreme]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 937 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 720 km (Medium)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): 140 km from the center.

Additional Information Time/Date: 5:00 PM PhT Thu September 05, 2019
Location of Center/Eye: Near 25.4°N Lat 125.3°E Lon
Distance 1: 517 km E of Taitung, Taiwan
Distance 2: 606 km E of Fuzhou, China
Distance 3: 734 km E of Xiamen, China
Distance 4: 781 km NNE of Calayan Island, Cagayan
Distance 5: 1282 km NNE of Metro Manila
24 hr. Forecast Coordinates (Class): 28.9°N 124.9°E (TY)
48 hr. Forecast Coordinates (Class): 35.6°N 124.2°E (TY)

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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